Re: [OPE-L] Abstraction

From: Michael Perelman (michael@ECST.CSUCHICO.EDU)
Date: Tue Jun 12 2007 - 21:34:28 EDT

Marx says that commodities are commensurate in the market, but there is no way to
get behind the market to get a handle on the abstract labor measures.  How many
hours of abstract labor does a surgeon represent.  Can 20 or 50 unskilled labor
perform the same procedure?
Michael Perelman
Economics Department
California State University
Chico, CA 95929

Tel. 530-898-5321
E-Mail michael at

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